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Friday 31 March

Jeremiah 20: 10-13, Ps 18: 2-7; John 10: 31-42 Jesus first The opposition against Jesus is reaching its climax. Jesus returns to the Jordan to where his cousin preached and baptised. I have often wondered about this time Jesus had near the Jordan river. Remembering John and his announcement of an entirely different way of […]

Sea Sunday – The Apostleship of the Sea

10 July 2016 Never underestimate the value of a small gesture. That was the comment of a UK port chaplain after he responded to an unusual, but not surprising, request from a visiting ship’s captain. The captain had told the priest: “What my crew would really like is to walk on green grass. All they […]

Prison Chaplain in Japan

A Memoir by  Fr John Hill sm During my long life here in Japan, apart from the ordinary Parish work which has been my main occupation, I have spent about 45 years as a Chaplain at a prison in Nara City. A couple of points I must make before I go any further. First of […]